NEXTracker increases component manufacturing in India

Solar tracking manufacturer NEXTracker is expanding in India by manufacturing additional structural components for its solar trackers in country and taking on Indian steel tube producer APL Apollo Tubes as another supply partner.

Tracker technology highlights

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NEXTracker acquires predictive modelling software firm to boost tracker productivity

Single-axis PV tracking systems specialist NEXTracker said it had acquired the predictive modelling software firm, BrightBox Technologies to provide advanced diagnostics and real-time control of solar tracking systems, which is claimed to shorten PV power plant commissioning and increase overall energy yield. Financial details were not disclosed.